Introduction to Windows Server 2016 for Beginners

Learn Windows Server 2016: Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, IIS, Group Policy, RDP, WSUS, FSRM, PowerShell, and Much More!

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Learn the Fundamentals of Windows Server 2016 System Administration

Are you looking to learn the basics of Windows Server 2016 system administration? If so, this is the perfect course for you!

In this 8-hour course, I'll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of Windows Server 2016, giving you a solid foundation of Microsoft’s most popular server operating system using VirtualBox, a free virtualization software platform, to create your own virtualized lab at home.

If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!

Throughout this course, you’ll learn by doing, getting valuable hands-on experience.


  • Set-up a Virtual LAN with VirtualBox
  • Install Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as Virtual Machines
  • How to Navigate Windows Server 2016
  • Create and Manage User and Computer Accounts in Active Directory
  • Configure Windows Server 2016 as a DHCP Server
  • Windows Server DNS and Name Resolution Fundamentals
  • Configure Windows Server 2016 as an IIS Web Server
  • Configure Windows Server 2016 as a Print Server
  • Understand and Create Active Directory Groups and Organizational Units
  • Understand and Create Group Policies with Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Learn the Fundamentals of NTFS and Share Permissions
  • Set-up User Quotas with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Enable Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) for Remote Administration
  • Utilize Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to Approve and Deploy Windows Updates to Client Systems
  • Utilize Windows Server Backups to Backup and Restore Data
  • Learn to Write Basic PowerShell Active Directory Commands
  • And Much More!

Once you complete this course, you’ll have set-up your own Windows Server as an Active Directory Domain Controller, DNS Server, DHCP Server, IIS Web Server, Print Server, File Server, WSUS Server, and much more giving you a very solid understanding of System Administration.

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Your Instructor

Alton Hardin
Alton Hardin

Alton Hardin is an educator, self-published & best-selling author, and full-time IT and Business professional with 20 years of experience, that has a fond love for teaching and helping his students excel.

He has earned two graduate degrees, an M.B.A. and M.S. in IT Network Management; moreover, he currently holds multiple IT industry certifications, including the CISSP, ITIL, Security+, Network+, Project+, eJPT, MTA, and several other certifications.

Alton has always had a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate, he group tutored chemistry students and as a graduate student, he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professor for the School of Business & Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.

He is also the founder of MicroGrinder Poker School, an online poker school dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free and low-cost poker resources and poker training, included poker strategy articles and poker training video series.

Course Curriculum

  Section 7: Introduction to DHCP
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  Section 9: Internet Information Services (IIS) Overview
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  Section 10: Introduction to Print Services
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  Section 13: Exploring NTFS and Share Permissions
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  Section 14: Setting Users Quotas with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
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  Section 15: Enabling Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
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  Section 17: Windows Server Backups Overview
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  Section 19: Congratulations
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

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